Meltwater and The Holmes Report have created an infographic of the UK’s political social media scene. The report focuses on the volume and sentiment of online buzz for David Cameron, Nick Clegg and Ed Miliband, from May to September of this year, searching through more than 200 million sources to provide insight into the popularity […]
Archive | October, 2011
Yatterbox, the University of York spin-out start-up that archives UK and US social media output, has released this infographic of social media in UK politics.
The Liam Fox and Adam Werritty saga has absolutely nothing to do with legitimate public affairs practice, but unfortunately it has served to put lobbying firmly back in the media and political spotlight. Today’s Guardian has an interesting article that analyses the coalition government’s meetings with external representatives in the first 10 months of coming […]
On Thursday I was a guest of Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko at the Russian Embassy in London. The embassy was hosting an invite only reception for ‘top British bloggers‘. The event kicked off with two lively and informative panel discussions. Both discussions were chaired by Mark Flanagan, the former Head of Strategic and Digital Communications in […]
This week’s PRWeek Public Affairs: Soap Box is a short op-ed by me on the importance of social media to public affairs professionals. This is the original piece, before I edited it down to fit PRWeek’s word count. As party conference season ends we’ve seen how all of the political parties have enthusiastically adopted social […]
Public affairs and social media is very much on the agenda for the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) at the moment with both a CIPR TV special and a training webinar on public affairs and social media. Firstly, this Thursday (October 6) at 17:00 there is a special public affairs double bill on […]